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Brewer's Alley Barrel-Aged Oatmeal Stout - Brewer's Alley Restaurant & Brewery

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Reviews: 1
Hads: 2
rAvg: 4.08
pDev: n/a
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Maryland, United States

Style | ABV
Oatmeal Stout |  6.20% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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Beer added by: ToAzwethinkweizm on 03-09-2011

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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4.08/5  rDev n/a
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Date: 7 March 2011
Glass: Standard 12oz snifter
Type: Cask

Drank on cask at Brewer's Alley in Frederick, MD. Aged in Maker's Mark barrel. Taken from notes:

Appearance: Color is black, deep beige 1-finger head with sticky lacing, served at 55ºF.

Smell: The aroma of Maker's Mark is subtle and delightful. Other aroma of sweet milk chocolate, and unsweetened cocoa. Malts are not super-present, as they are overshadowed by the chocolate flavors.

Taste: Very smooth and light cocoa flavor, slightly hot Maker's mark, and a touch of roasted dark malts -- more present in taste than in aroma.

Mouthfeel: Leaves slight heat of bourbon and bitter chocolate on the palate. At 6.2% ABV, I'm impressed with the amount of flavor balance at this temperature, as I usually would prefer the temp to be a little bit lower.

Drinkability: This certainly drinks like an oatmeal stout. It's smooth like a Guinness, but not as watery. I love the hint of bourbon on this version! (979 characters)

Brewer's Alley Barrel-Aged Oatmeal Stout from Brewer's Alley Restaurant & Brewery
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